IN PICTURES: 70 FLOATS TAKE PART IN KEY LARGO’S FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

Some seventy parades and vehicles paraded up U.S. 1 for the 46th annual “Celebrating Freedom” parade on Monday, July 4. Organized by the Key Largo Chamber of...

EXPERTS DECIPHER THE HISTORY OF A LOCAL SHIPWRECK IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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“If you look at this as just a wreck to dive on, you’re missing the whole story,” said Kamau Sadiki. “Each of these vessels has a powerful...
#Festival: Got Key Lime? - A bowl of food - Key lime pie

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT KEY LIME PIE?

A friend asked my wife and I if we were going to have some Key lime pie on our trip to the Florida Keys. Wondering what the...

SPORTS & MORE: U.S. OPEN & KEY WEST’S NEW BASKETBALL COACH

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I watched a lot of sports shows last weekend to see what I could learn about the new LIV Series of professional golf, and I, of course,...

WILD THINGS: TREE RATS, THE BIG LIE

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I think my favorite Key West tree rat experience was years ago at Blue Heaven. Before they were as busy as they are these days, they used...

KEYS HISTORY: MOSQUITOES BROUGHT MISERY & DISEASE TO FORMER UNION PRISON AT FORT JEFFERSON

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The Dry Tortugas represent the tail end of the archipelago called the Florida Keys. In 1908, they were declared a wildlife refuge, in part, to protect nesting...

JOHN BARTUS: ROTARY PARK REBUILD WEEK

Twenty years after the original was built, Marathon’s Rotary Children’s Park is getting a total rebuild from the ground up. And we need your help! I will always...

BOAT RAMP ETIQUETTE IN THE BUSIEST NAUTICAL MONTHS OF THE YEAR

With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror, we’re officially into the sweltering days of summer in the Keys. The season will see residents and visitors alike flock...

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATES FREEDOM FOR ALL

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While Monday marked the federal holiday for Juneteenth, Key West’s celebration took place Saturday, June 18. The event started with a ceremony at the African Cemetery on Higgs...

TAKE ME HOME: ADORABLE FACES ARE WAITING AT THE FKSPCA

Dating in the Keys can be a drag, but thankfully there are plenty of animals waiting for their perfect adoption “match” at the Florida Keys SPCA. Keys...